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OUR CHANGING WORLD
Written by Ingrid Selberg. Illustrated by Andrew Miller.
Stock no. 1319993
Published by Collins. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Six revolving pictures, each showing a different type of habitat. Pull the tabs to transform the scenes from day to night, summer to winter or high tide to low tide. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0001837672. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some fading and browning to spine and cover edges. A few small foxspots to contents.

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THE DOLL'S HOUSE
Written by Lothar Meggendorfer. Illustrated by Lothar Meggendorfer.
Stock no. 1319988
Published by Kestrel Books. 3rd 1979. Very good condition.

A reproduction of the Antique Pop-Up Book. The book unfolds to over four feet, revealing five old-fashioned domestic scenes connected by doors which open and close. Size when closed is 8.5 x 10". ISBN: 0722655347. Covers are edge rubbed. Name and date in ink to rear cover. Contents fine.

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MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES
Written by F.E. Weatherly.
Stock no. 1318965
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1893. Very good condition.

Large format. 13 x 10 inches. Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. 8 chromolitho moveable pictures. Pull the tab and the picture changes. B/w illustrations. Text in verse. Spine bumped and some light rubbing to cover edges. A few light spots to front edge of spine and some light scuffing to rear cover. Generally covers bright. Joints are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. The second moveable image is not working - could possibly be repaired. Otherwise, all others in excellent working order. Some light foxing and page browning and the pull-tabs are just a little grubby from fingering. Overall a super copy of a scarce moveable book.

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MICHAEL HAGUE'S WORLD OF UNICORNS
Written by Michael Hague. Illustrated by Mary Hague.
Stock no. 2130795
Published by Henry Holt and Company. 1st USA 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

With three-dimensinal, moveable illustrations. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. American edition. ISBN: 0805000704. Couple of small nicks to spine. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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MAGIC WINDOWS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127390
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

Reproduction of an Ernest Nister moveable book 'In Wonderland'. Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 transforming pictures operated with a ribbon. ISBN: 000195654X. Bumping to spine. Small tape repair to first window.

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THE REAL SKY-BLUE
Written by Bela Balazs. Illustrated by Mary Shillabeer.
Stock no. 2124729
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story is about the son of a poor washer woman. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. With one moveable piece and fold out picture. Fading to cover edges. Corners are bumped; chipping to base of spine. Some browning. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Creasing to edge of fold-out page.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK ANIMATED PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124582
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1949. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Inside both covers there is a colour illustration with movable parts. One other colour illustration and two-tone illustrations throughout. Some wear to cover edges. Couple of corners are bumped. Some scuffing to covers. Moveable parts to front and rear in very good working order.

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AN EXPLANATION OF THE TUNNEL UNDER THE THAMES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123644
Good condition.

Thin card covers. Blue cloth spine. One text page, with 4 'fold-out' pages, in concertina style. Unusual item. Some creasing. Foxing and browning, with grubby marks. Small inscription in ink down margin of text page. A little surface paper damage to very bottom of text page, with small amount of loss to text.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2122444
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1981. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Pictorial cloth. "Sendak's Life and Works are explored in affectionate detail, including many colour and b/w illustrations and folding plates, a moveable scene and a facsimile of the tiny mock-up that Sendak first made for the story that would later become Where The Wild Things Are". ISBN: 0370303865. A lovely copy.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK ANIMATED PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316147
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Inside both covers there is a colour illustration with movable parts. One other colour illustration and two-tone illustrations throughout. Covers are edge rubbed/worn. Old biro price to top of rear cover by spine. Name in blue biro to top of title-page. Staples are rusty causing some slight staining at inner margins of pages. Some light fingering to contents else clean. Movable parts are in good working condition.

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THE THREE BILLY-GOATS GRUFF
Written by P.C. Asbjornsen; Jorgen Moe.
Stock no. 2121993
Published by Rudolf Steiner. Circa 1980. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 3 page fold-out moveable book. ISBN: 8290024088. Some creasing and foxing to item. Moveable still appears to work.

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PLAYFUL PUPS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506051
Slightly better than good condition.

Tall slim format, 12 x 4.75". Stiff card wraps, pictorial front cover shows begging dog, cut-out face, dog on page behind blinks eyes when book opened. Dog in dressing gown on rear cover. Red, black and white illustrations with text in rhyme. Spine worn at ends, some creasing to covers. Colour page behind front cover has 2" split to spine edge at bottom, ink inscription to verso. Staples rusty. Light browning and an odd mark to text pages.

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